Running Malwarebytes or Avast may well remove the infection, but won't unhide the hidden folders. thegift73 Hi Matt, Ha! The reason that your laptop couldn't boot past the Windows start screen may well be down to a faulty HDD which would also probably be why the Changing Ownership is taking One did not actually have read-write privileges, only read. have a peek here
Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Email sign in? Processing the K:\ drive Finished processing the K:\ drive. 6 files processed. Endlessly changing security options to ticking boxes to only have it changed back as soon as I close and reopen properties. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware
It is the Read Only box.>> > Well all I want to do is delete a folder, how do I do that? It only cost me £17.99 ($29.00) and is an invaluable bit of kit. by R. How to remove write protection of a folder on an external disk drive How to remove write protection of a folder on an external disk drive how removal write protection and
alexgou, Aug 6, 2007 #1 Sponsor stantley Joined: May 22, 2005 Messages: 7,091 You what they, wine and computers don't mix. They are not changed, what is changed is that you need to log out of your "Microsoft" account and log in as a local user...that puts you back into your original I selected that and was asked to give the password I was signed in on (that was my Microsoft Account password) and then I put in my old sign in and I have learned over the years that going to a computer repair store in pretty much useless in southeast Asia.
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Volume 4 is the system reserve partition at a guess (depending on your setup) 103MB sounds correct for this. The solution for that (in Win XP)is to click on: Tools, Folder options, view. Similar Threads - Write protected Documents USBFlash Remove Write Protected Holden9999, Nov 25, 2016, in forum: All Other Software Replies: 2 Views: 246 DaveA Nov 25, 2016 Thread Status: Not open I have about 780Gb of data on the hard drive that has taken me years to collect.
Try downloading the reg file below. Richard Gailey Hi Quni, Did you also try the ‘Take Ownership' reg file linked at the bottom of the first reply? Windows 10 Homegroup Read Only Start>right-click on My Computer>Manage>Disk Management>Action (at the top of the Disk Management window)>Refresh. Windows 10 Read Only Folder Cannot Be Changed Let me know if there's any way I can get some kind of payment to you for your time.
I have to fix it withcommand line tools like "Midnight Commander". navigate here Maria Hello. you just saved me a lot of time! It refuses > >> > to> >> > delete.> >> >> >> > "Rick "Nutcase" Rogers" wrote:> >> >> >> >> Hi,> >> >>> >> >> Are you referring to "read
Thanks again. and the other drive appears empty. The box where > the> check is supposed to be is blackened and when I click to remove it, it > goes> away. Check This Out Anyone hear of a company called skynet before?
There I found a choice to sign in on my old ID. It refuses to> delete.>> "Rick "Nutcase" Rogers" wrote:>>> Hi,>>>> Are you referring to "read only"? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...
I just did that and got into my files, thank you! Everyone is wrong. However you may well have to take ownership again. Go to Security Tab4.
althea008, Mar 16, 2008 #10 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP (or Vista) The Security tab can be It could be on a hard drive on this computer, or on a network. If so, then what? http://comvurgent.com/windows-10/how-to-run-old-games-on-windows-10.html Here is a related link to someone who detected it as ROOTKITS, whatever that means: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=64698.0 2.
OS X Lion can read NTFS formatted drive but it can not write to them. I just figured out what happened. I have been safely removing the HDD and rebooting my laptop between every change in configuration, just to leave no stone unturned. 5. we have been struggling with this since the "upgrade" to 10.
It will then automatically start to Take Ownership of the folder and sub-folders for you. You could however, install Windows 7 on a separate partition on the laptop, but it would be far simpler to have just the one OS (pref Win7) The data that you access denied. Do you think this file as any bearing? 3.
Any thoughts? It does just what I said and my disk files are healthy according to CHDSK command. TheOutcaste, Aug 8, 2007 #4 alexgou Thread Starter Joined: Aug 6, 2007 Messages: 12 xp home... before the reboot I checked the running processes but it didn't show it active.Anyway, it's corrected, thank you all for your help, all of you and your assistance have been valuable.thank
Write-protected "My Documents" and all files in it... Ross I think I've done it! Check the ‘Replace owner on sub-containers and objects' box and hit Apply. it runs through changing the owenership.
John Lee Further testing shows that the "Document and Settings" folder on the external drive points to the folder of the same name on the c: drive. Thanks Richard Gailey No problem, glad it helped.